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South Birmingham Chess Club

Founded 1945


Welcome to the home of South Birmingham Chess Club.

Venue :- Moseley All Services Club, 91 Church Road, Moseley, Birmingham B13 9EA.

We are one of the largest chess clubs in the Midlands, We can offer, Friendly welcome, Low membership rates,

 Free parking, Match room & Analysis room, Licensed premises.

Wednesdays at 19:30 is the main club night to welcome new members.

Our grade range covers from 200+ to Novice, so we have a place for you, if you like chess and like a night out, Click the Contact tab above for details.

Currently we have Eight Teams in the Birmingham & District Chess League, plus Three teams in the Dudley League.

Each year we also enter Teams in the Summer Rapid Play League and the 10 seconds League Annual Lightning Tournament.

South Birmingham Chess Club is open throughout the summer

A programme of special events has been arranged for Wednesdays as follows:

                                                                                                             4 July                   5 minute tournament

                                                                                                             1 July                   Lightning Tournament (10 seconds per move) 

                                                                                                           18 July                   10 minute tournament

                                                                                                           25 July                   Kreigspiel and Four-handed chess

                                                                                                           1 August                10 –minute tournament (set opening: Caro Kann )

                                                                                                           8 August                5-minute tournament

                                                                                                         15 August                Lightning tournament (10 seconds per move)

                                                                                                         22 August                Simultaneous Display by John Pitcher

                         29 August               Annual “Friendly” match against Olton Chess Club

Events will start promptly at 7.30 p.m.

Please try and be at the club by 7.20 p.m. if you wish to compete.

Some of these events are very popular and late arrivals may be unable to complete their games in the available time.


3 September the opening night of 2018/19 season starts with the first match when our 1A team will be playing against our 1B team.


SBCC Teams Fixtures & Results 2018-19


One - A Bees Two-A Tigers Monty M.N.Four Five Dudley Summer





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